Tuesday, January 31, 2017

1.31


cloudless blue white sky above black plane of ridge

planet above shadowed black branches across from it


here are relations among, “expression” as “witness”

certain people interrupt, such that to see, so that


no one will understand what you say, since there is

nothing to understand everything depends on looking


sunlit pink white clouds above still shadowed ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Monday, January 30, 2017

1.30


dream in unmade yellow and blue bed opposite window

unknown man walking into kitchen yelling Excuse me!


each dimension something, someone through whom that

“concrete,” more and more color, one beside another


losing track of pieces of larger picture, things in

the world and things said about things in the world


red yellow orange of clouds above shoulder of ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


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Sunday, January 29, 2017

1.29


line of pink white cloud above still shadowed ridge

pine branch above redwood fence in right foreground


mixed absence of letters, actions speak louder than

subject, sequence itself, the other way around when


words in parentheses bringing ‘abstract’ (thinking)

into the perception of world that is going on there


sunlit red orange of clouds above shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Saturday, January 28, 2017

1.28


horizontal pink lines of cloud above shadowed ridge

motion of black branches above fence across from it


visible pushing around of paint, landscape and view

of moment, sees vanishing point, so as to visualize


what sounds and looks familiar asks you to read and

see something new in each piece sometimes appearing


yellow orange line of cloud above shoulder of ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


Friday, January 27, 2017

1.27


red orange edge of cloud above still shadowed ridge

two sparrows landing on redwood fence in foreground


third one there, given by variation with respect to

stationary system, system at the time of, therefrom


Trump claiming Dakota Access and Keystone pipelines

will create 28,000 jobs (just 12 will be permanent)


yellow red orange of clouds above shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Thursday, January 26, 2017

1.26


grey whiteness of clouds above still shadowed ridge

silhouette of sparrow landing on post in foreground


thinking at least of same “picture,” is easy to see

the opposite, think about it, passage worth quoting


woman in Paris noting “I forgot to take my fountain

pen and laptop so I looked at the garden for hours”


sunlit white edges of cloud above shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

1.25


first light coming into clouds above shadowed ridge

deer standing by cypress tree fallen across from it


there the world, the past recent and present future

out of print, fragment of everything else, abstract


people “streaming up to the Acropolis, an incessant

ancient pilgrimage going on, wonderfully wonderful”


pale yellow orange of cloud above shoulder of ridge

thin white curve of moon above cloud across from it


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

1.24


pink white edge of cloud above still shadowed ridge

wind moving through pine branch in right foreground


idea gave way to exchange of sketches, then another

shows itself so to speak, external forms, materials


man getting back from Amsterdam weeks before laptop

characteristically left in taxi at Schiphol airport


red orange yellow of clouds above shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Monday, January 23, 2017

1.23


shadowed grey cloud moving to the right above ridge

white curve of moon below pine branch in foreground


isolated green, white and blue angle almost visible

doubled, aspect describes hearing, after account of


woman in Amsterdam finally “getting into van Gogh’s

paintings, by the end of the show I almost fainted”


shadowed dark grey of cloud above shoulder of ridge

waning white moon in cloudless blue sky above point


Sunday, January 22, 2017

1.22


waking from dream in the unmade yellow and blue bed

sound of its branches crackling as tree hits ground


one measure corresponding to, first and second term

known, position of moving system, velocity of light


email announcing: “Replacement of Eucalyptus Trees”

because it seems the decision has already been made


grey rain clouds against shadowed shoulder of ridge

shadowed white line of wave breaking across channel


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Saturday, January 21, 2017

1.21


grey white plane of clouds above blackness of ridge

shadowed sparrow landing on post in left foreground


the word equal to itself, precisely in what happens

sounds opposite, would be form of, what is it about


and the commas always work to create rhythm, sounds

shape of lines/words/letters moving across the page


triangular grey white cloud above shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Friday, January 20, 2017

1.20


man waking from dream in unmade yellow and blue bed

something about someone climbing Golden Gate Bridge


person considered, manner separable from its matter

rather, transparent hand-made, signed and numbered


poems with ten lines in four stanzas, the outer two

transcribe things taking place in the outside world


light grey rain cloud against top of shadowed ridge

white wave breaking into windblown mouth of channel


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Thursday, January 19, 2017

1.19


grey plane of clouds against invisible top of ridge

blue jay calling on pine branch in right foreground


paper trail, relationship correspondence maintained

itself, ideas beyond view of it, adjacent to object


woman recalling seminar paper on Heidegger, natural

progression from D.T. Suzuki’s meaning of ‘nothing’


shadowed grey clouds against invisible top of ridge

whiteness of half moon in pale blue sky above point


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

1.18


grey blackness of clouds above black plane of ridge

white half moon next to branches in left foreground


function as space between those, grey of background

picture Portrait of Girl, reflected aspects, volume


visual aspect of letters/words/lines in poems being

something like visual aspect of colors in paintings


light coming into clouds above still shadowed ridge

whiteness of wave breaking across windblown channel


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

1.17


waking from dream in the unmade yellow and blue bed

something about wanting to save lagoon for everyone


position with respect to, between four “identities”

analogous, two other axes that, unknown fraction of


displacement as infinitesimal increment of a change

analogous to the delta in calculus, reading process


red orange lines of clouds above blackness of ridge

shadowed white wave breaking to the left of channel


Monday, January 16, 2017

1.16


cloudless blue white sky above black plane of ridge

shadowed bird slanting toward branch across from it


object, still more appear looking into the ordinary

on the other hand, poems, understanding of painting


consequences of one section reflected in the other,

accumulation along some line as opposed to stacking


pale orange sky above of shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel


Sunday, January 15, 2017

1.15


light in window opposite unmade yellow and blue bed

whiteness of moon next to branch in left foreground


action which objectifies, way of losing sight of it

far from, between sounds, color and black and white


the Metaphysical poets who ran out of steam refused

to adhere to any idea outside of their observations


red line of clouds above shadowed shoulder of ridge

waning white moon in cloudless blue sky above point


Saturday, January 14, 2017

1.14


light coming into blue whiteness of sky above ridge

whiteness of waning moon above branch in foreground


history of individual may be found, observations in

consequences of, forms of every day, matter as such


man recalling On Kawara’s experiment in documenting

his life, daily postcards noting “I am still alive”


red orange line of cloud above still shadowed ridge

waning whiteness of moon above point across from it


Friday, January 13, 2017

1.13


cloudless blue white sky above still shadowed ridge

shadowed sparrow gliding toward fence in foreground


former painting of bottle of front of two, or three

woman and her reflection, two at once, compare such


woman drinking a bottle of wine on an empty stomach

(recalling trying to crawl into the baby’s playpen)


pale orange of sky above shadowed shoulder of ridge

white line of wave breaking across mouth of channel